Atrium | The Portsmouth Regional Hospital

I am very honored and excited to share with you the completion of the project that I’ve been a part of at the Portsmouth Regional Hospital!  As I wrote about in this post HERE, I have been working with architect firm JSA, Inc. and David Maurand of designPhase:3 to select photos and have artwork printed for the installation in the hospital’s $67+ million dollar expansion project.  In keeping with the nautical and seacoast theme, we selected 12 images that fit the feel of the space, with each photo featuring a part of the waterfront or a tie to the water…with the two widest prints measuring in at 7′.  The images are overlaid on top of a beautiful nautical map of the New Hampshire Seacoast – and every canvas print featured in the installation can be identified on the map below.

Many thanks to everyone who contributed to this project, especially local printing firm Infinite Imaging who did a beautiful job bringing the photos you see here at the site everyday to real life, exceeding even my expectations.  Image4 installed the hardware that the prints are mounted to…and I finally had the great pleasure to meet some wonderful people from The Hospital this week, and I continue to be flattered and humbled at all of the kind words that people have shared.

The new wing will officially open for business on Monday morning at 4am – so stop in anytime after that to see the massive prints in person, and the beautiful atrium space that features a fireplace, some historical installations, model ships, sails, slate, granite, and beautiful oil paintings that will be installed soon as well.  An exceptional project indeed!

The Hill | Portsmouth's North End

As I wrote the other day in a recent post – a neighborhood known as The Hill is located at the crest of the hill between Deer Street and Hanover Street.  I’ve always loved the rich colors of the bricks and the historic homes…which always go quite nicely with a bright blue sky.  The Hill represents some of the only original residential architecture left in this section of town, and many of the homes were actually transported to this spot as part of the urban renewal efforts in the 60s/70s from other locations throughout the North End as part of the Vaughan Street Urban Renewal Project (photos of the documented urban renewal process can be viewed at The Athenaeum Library).